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English, 04.02.2020 23:54 carolynhstevens

Aburglar caught in the act at a local high-rise saturday night almost lost more than his loot when he was surprised by the police and tried to jump. neighbors were suspicious when they heard loud banging noises out of apartment 9023-b on the building's ninth floor. why? they knew the neighbors, mr. and mrs. silvio geraci, were on vacation visiting their grandchildren. the thief, identified as robert whitman, escaped to the balcony when police arrived. when they found him, he was preparing to risk a nine-floor jump. a quick-acting police officer subdued the foolhardy man with a stun gun before he could reach the ledge.
what was the author's purpose for writing this piece?
select one:
a. to persuade the reader to the police catch burglars
b. to entertain with a humorous piece about a foolish burglar
c. to instruct the reader how to safely foil a burglary attempt
d. to inform the reader about the events of a foiled burglary

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